Success Stories

Tinesta Rowe

Having attended Ocho Rios High School in St. Ann, Jamaica, Tinesta was one of the first and most successful participants in TSF’s tennis programme. In 2005, Tinesta, with TSF’s backing, earned herself a tennis-based scholarship to Fresno State University in California, graduating in 2009 and in 2008, Tinesta was a finalist in the NCAA Division One Doubles Tennis Championship.

Shantal Blackwood

Shantal began her studies at Windward Road Primary School and went on to attend Keystone High School, both in Jamaica. With the help of TSF’s tennis programme, Shantal is now at Florida A&M University on a full scholarship. She competes at the Division One level and her scholarship covers tuition and training, as well as participation in the coveted NCAA…

Christopher Lawson

Christopher attended Ocho Rios High School in St Ann and, through participation in TSF’s tennis programme, was awarded a scholarship to Tyler Junior College, Texas after which he went on to Incarnate Word University, also in Texas. Christopher attained a ranking of number 11 in the United States National Junior College Rankings.

Damion Johnson

After attending Ferncourt High School in Claremont, St. Ann, Jamaica, where he was able to participate in the tennis programme provided by TSF, Damion earned a tennis-based scholarship to Temple Junior College in Texas, USA. He went on to become the USA National Junior College Champion for 2006.

Damar Johnson

Damar, a past student of Ferncourt High School in St. Ann, Jamaica, participated in TSF’s tennis programme which enabled him to attend William Allen High School in Pennsylvania and Fort Lauderdale Preparatory School in Florida. Assisted by the TSF, he went on to gain a tennis-based scholarship to the University of Louisville in Kentucky. At this institution, he was ranked…

Jahvair Mullings

Jahvair attended Kingston College in Jamaica’s capital. Through his participation in TSF’s tennis programme, he earned a tennis-based scholarship to Norfolk State University in Virginia, USA.

Camarsh Crumbie

Camarsh attended the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport in Spanish Town, Jamaica, before going on to major in Athletic Training at the University of Technology, Faculty of Science and Sports in Kingston, Jamaica.

Shaeda Nickle

Shaeda studied at Montego Bay High School in St. James, Jamaica, winning The All Jamaica Tennis Tournament, 1st in The Blue Mountain Tennis Tournament and 1st in The Swept Away Tournament.

Shellita Haughton

A one-time student of KBC Learning in Jamaica, Shellita is another successful participant in TSF’s tennis programme.

Shae-Ann Kamika

Shae-Ann, a former student at Montego Bay High School in St. James, Jamaica is another beneficiary of the TSF tennis programme.

Shaddae Findley

Shaddae attended Montego Bay High School, St. James and through her participation in TSF’s tennis programme, was able to attend and play tennis for Prairie View A&M University, Texas, USA.

Monique Hanson

Monique was a student of KBC Learning in Jamaica and took part in TSF’s tennis programme.

Calisia Reid

Calisia attended St. Andrew’s High School in Kingston, Jamaica and was a participant in TSF’s tennis programme which enabled her to earn a tennis-based place at Barton Community College in Kansas, USA.

Sicquena Sinclair

A proud moment in time, and not just for Shorter University graduate Sicquena Sinclair, but for long-time sponsor Christine Gore who made sure to witness in person, the happy event on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Sicquena’s graduation! Christine Gore has known Sicquena since childhood when she was spotted at Calabar Primary, as a talented young tennis player back in the…

Fayan Fisher

Look who graduated from Mico! Ms. Fayan Fisher, a GDL scholar specialising in Early Childhood Education. Fayan was one of our best ever volunteers…organising clean-ups, hands on with the children, helping the teachers in class at Arnold Road Basic School. Congratulations to her and all the very best…we know she will always be a part of the Gore Family Foundation’s…